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09 April 2009, 10:37

Lost+found: Apache, Google, Conficker

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Too short for news, too good to lose; lost+found is a round up of useful security information. Today, Apache and PHP, Google spam data and Conficker trends

The Apache web server doesn't just execute PHP from files with a .php extension. A file with a name test.php.gif will be interpreted as a script if it contains PHP code: Apache Common Misconception

Google Enterprise have published their data on spam and virus attacks: Spam Data and Trends Q1 2009.

New worms exploit the Windows vulnerability that Conficker has been using: Donbot Joining the Club of Million Dollar Botnets and Old Worm Learns New Tricks.

Why the work of the Conficker Working Group to combat the worm is so difficult: The Birthday Problem and Conficker.


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